ABC has renewed its game shows “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Match Game,” “$100,000 Pyramid” and “To Tell the Truth,” network entertainment president Channing Dungey announced Thursday.
The Steve Harvey-hosted “Celebrity Family Feud” will enter its third season, while both “Match Game,” hosted by Alec Baldwin, and “$100,000 Pyramid,” hosted by Michael Strahan, will head into Season 2.
This summer, the network has scored substantial success with the three classic game show revivals. Airing back-to-back as ABC’s “Sunday Fun & Games” line
All three shows premiered in June, with “Pyramid” debuting to a 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic, and “Match Game” and “Family Feud” both coming in at a 1.5.
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Dungey, who replaced Paul Lee as head of ABC entertainment earlier this year, announced the renewals during her executive session at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on Thursday. There, she presented the network’s new shows and addressed some questions about her new role and the high-profile cancellations of “Castle” and “Nashville.”
“Our Sunday Fun & Games night launched in a big way and has proven to be a big night of family entertainment,” she said. “In fact, we have the top two new shows of the summer in ‘Match Game’ and ‘Pyramid.’ And I am thrilled to announce that we’ll be bringing back all of our game shows for next season.”